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Nice place to visit

This is an incredible place where it gives a feeling of patriotism . This place is dedicated to... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
A great place

This place needs some uplift I guess, a lot of unwanted roam around this place so its better to... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Raffee E
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Rayer Bazar, Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

This is an incredible place where it gives a feeling of patriotism . This place is dedicated to incredibly brave soldiers who lost their lives during Liberation war . Its well maintained .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This place needs some uplift I guess, a lot of unwanted roam around this place so its better to visit during daytime

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Raffee E
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Martyred Intellectuals Memorial or Buddhijibi Srimti Soudho is located at Rayerbazar in Dhaka. This memorial was built in memory of the martyred intellectuals, who were killed during the Bangladesh Liberation War by the Pakistan Army and their local collaborators. A large number of intellectuals from...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

It is a sacred place. This monument is build on a real graveyard. The Pakistan army and their local collaborators used to arrest people, torture, kill them and dumped their bodies at this place. It is a place commemorating thousands of those mostly unidentified martyrs...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank ShahidL21
Reviewed 13 July 2017

During the war of 1971 between Pakistan and Bangladesh, just before the victory of Bangladesh, the Pakistani army went to the houses of different intellectuals of Bangladesh like professors, doctors, engineers, lawyers, economists and so on - gathered them in this place and killed all...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank fuadomar
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is a powerful moving monument. As an English speaker, though I knew what the monument was commemorating, I did not understand the symbolic meanings of what I was seeing. What was the architect thinking as he designed the place? According to Wikipedia: "In 1993,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Ndoy
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This incredibly designed monument pays a tribute to the intellectual martyrs who were murdered in droves by the departing West Pakistan army at the end of the Pakistan-Bangladesh (also knows as the Indo-Pak War) of 1971, in an attempt to stifle the future growth of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Rashmi D
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It is commonly known as "Rayer Bazar Boddhyo Vumi". It is a good place for visiting by them who love history. Children can come to know about our history.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Shams5627
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This monument is located in the Mohammadpur Beriband Area of Dhaka and its a huge monument comprising mainly of a very large and high wall and a water body. This memorial is a solemn one to pay tribute to the intellectuals who were murdered during...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Mohammad H
Reviewed 17 September 2016

To know the significance of this place, you have to look back into the year of 1971. On December 14, 1971, when the Pakistani forces realised for sure that they'd have to leave Bangladesh (Then East Pakistan), they did the worse one can do and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Anik_Rahman
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